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Christopher Eng


Joined Sands Capital


Work Experience

Sands Capital Ventures (2019 – 2020)
Arlington, VA | Sr. Associate

YL Ventures (2018 - 2019)
Chicago, IL | Venture Associate

Forgepoint Capital (2018)
San Mateo, CA | Summer Associate

Origin Ventures (2017 – 2018)
Chicago, IL | Venture Capital Fellow

Merlon Intelligence (2017)
Washington, DC and Chicago, IL | Business Operations Manager

Promontory Financial Group (2012 - 2017)
Washington, DC | Associate, Product Manager


University of Chicago
MBA | Booth School of Business

Georgetown University
BS | Foreign Service in International Economics

Chris joined Sands Capital Ventures in 2019 as Senior Associate. He supports the team's efforts on investments in the artificial intelligence, cybersecurity, and IT infrastructure sectors. Prior to Sands Capital Ventures, Chris worked as a Business Operations Manager at Merlon Intelligence, a machine learning startup, helping financial institutions to prevent financial crime. He also has previous experience as a management consultant at Promontory Financial Group. Chris received a MBA with Honors from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and graduated cum laude from Georgetown University with a BS in Foreign Service in International Economics.

Investment Strategy
Enabling the Data-driven Enterprise
While there is a long road ahead before data-driven decision-making becomes common across organizations, we believe businesses that enable this data stack will be an important area for venture capital investment in the years to come.

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